Home to some of the premier attractions in Southern California, Carlsbad is an ideal destination for family vacations and couple’s getaways. Here are some of the most popular things to do while you’re visiting.
1. LEGOLAND® California Resort
Treat the kids to an unforgettable experience and enjoy 60 unique rides, shows and attractions, including the new LEGO® NINJAGO® World.
2. Icon Helicopter Tours
Soar above the scenic coastline and get a birds-eye view of one of the country’s most breathtaking landscapes.
3. SEA LIFE® Aquarium
Marvel at a vast collection of family-friendly exhibits, featuring more than 5,000 sea creatures, including sharks, octopi, and rays.
4. Carlsbad State Beach
Also known as Tamarack Beach, this sun-soaked destination offers swimming, scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, fishing, windsurfing, and beachcombing.
5. K1 Speed Go-kart Track
Test your racing skills on 60,000 square-feet of track area in 20-horsepower Italian electric Pro Karts.
6. Carlsbad Flower Fields
Stand in awe of 50 acres filled with eye-popping flowers, blooming along a beautiful hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
7. Witch Creek Winery
Located on historic Highway 101, this award-winning boutique winery has earned nearly two dozen medals over the past three years at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
8. Carlsbad Premium Outlets
Shop over 90 designer and name-brand stores, including Coach, Barneys New York Warehouse, Kate Spade New York, Nike Factory Store, Michael Kors and more.